Tunisia Protests

Tunisians are back on the streets seven years after the Jasmine Revolution

A struggling economy has forced the country to seek a USD$2.9 billion loan from the IMF, on condition that Tunisia lowered public expenditure

Couple’s fate sealed with a kiss in Tunisia

The two have been accused of "public indecency" and resisting arrest by police officers

Tunisian union calls general strike after detention of journalist

The strike is the second in its history, highlighting the government's continued crackdown on freedom of expression in Tunisia.

Assassination of opposition politician sparks protests in Tunisia

Thousands of Tunisians have gathered in the capital Tunis to protest against the assassination of leading opposition politician Mohamed Brahmi.

Tunisia’s ruling party dissolves government after opposition leader’s killing

Tunisia's Islamist Party has dissolved the government and promised rapid elections in a bid to restore calm after protests over a politician's death.

Islamist-liberal clashes continue in Tunisia

Islamist supporters descended on Tunis on Saturday to confront liberal demonstrators rallying against extremism as a new constitution is drafted.

Tunisian revelations

This invaluable archive highlights the proximity between oppression and the rhetoric of liberation

G8 summit pledges $20bn for Arab spring nations

Aid being compiled in Deauville aims to foster democracy and economic growth in countries such as Egypt and Tunisia.

Tunisia gets new premier after new violence

Prime Minister Mohammed Ghannouchi resigned on Sunday and was replaced by Beji Caid Essebsi after protests left five people dead over the weekend.

Zuma: Tunisia-like revolts ‘impossible’ in SA

President Jacob Zuma is confident that South Africa "will never become a Tunisia", he said in an interview published on Thursday.

Tunisians vote with their feet and flee

A month after protests ousted Tunisia's longtime dictator, waves of Tunisians are voting with their feet by fleeing the country's political limbo.

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Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world